Lot 541: Bowen map of North Africa 1747

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PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:39

Lot 541: Author: Bowen, Emanuel; Title: A New & Accurate Map of the Western Parts of Barbary [on sheet with] A New & Accurate Map of the Eastern Parts of Barbary; Place Published: London; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1747; Description: Two maps on one sheet. Overall 34.42.4 cm. (13½x16½").Western Barbary, or North Africa, is on the top, including the Kingdom of Fez, Morocco, Algiers, the Strait of Gibraltar; at the bottom, eastern Barbary, from Tunis to the Nile Delta, Red Sea and Holy Land. Numerous place names and some descriptive text are engraved on the map. Condition: Mild darkening at centerfold, some faint staining and soiling; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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